An ‘evolution’ of music

“Evolution” a mixed choir consisting of 27 choristers from the Western Department of the University of the Visual and Performing Arts Directed by Natalie...

Singer with Lankan roots wins Aussie title

A Melbourne singer songwriter with Sri Lankan roots, Andrew de Silva, won Australia's Got Talent, the Australian version of American Idol. The Australian media said that...

Jon Secada to perform in Sri Lanka

Three-time Grammy winner Jon Secada will perform live in Sri Lanka in December, ABC Radio (Gold FM) announced. Jon Secada is to perform with his...

Alternative Sunday is back with round six

Five rounds down, how many more to go you ask?...I suppose as long as there’s musicians and artists wanting to do what they were...

Iraj and Tony.T release ‘just one click’

Sri Lankan hip hop singer/producer Iraj has just released the video for the single titled ‘just one click’ which features international star Tony.T (formerly of R.I.O). The...

Alternative Sunday 05 is here

“There was never an international band, without a local one” And that’s the one quote we’ve had in mind since the inception of Alternative Sundays,...

‘Paranoid Earthling Live’ returns

Paranoid Earthling brings back the Paranoid Earthling LIVE series this June, building up from the successful series of events held last year. The band will...

Reggae band says it boycotted Sri Lanka

The onetime hit reggae band ‘Big Mountain’ says it recently boycotted a tour to Sri Lanka over human rights concerns. In a statement on its...

More destruction this June at Defenders of the Faith: Doom Revisited

Headliners Tantrum performs their biggest concert since the South Asian Band Fest in New Delhi, backed by supporting metal acts Manifestator, Goatmunition (a side...

Kevin Lyttle, Rupee and Lumidee in Sri Lanka

Kevin Lyttle, Rupee and Lumidee will be performing in Sri Lanka on June 29th at the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Center (SLECC). The three...

Alston makes history on the ARIA charts

Sri Lankan born singer/songwriter Alston Koch has made history by becoming the first Asian to have a hit album on the Australian Recording Industry...

Ryan celebrates 10 years scratching discs

buy cigars online usa A neighborhood cricket match in Kelaniya 10 years ago altered the future of Ryan Tennekoon, in a way even he never expected. Ryan...

Alternative Sunday 04 at Fuze

Three rounds of Alternative Sunday down, with how many more to go you may ask?  “As long as there is talent and support, we will...

MotherElektronica at Fuze on Sunday

  The Sherifs, Duckdog, Christiaan Quyn and The BroBotz will come on stage for MotherElektronica on May 20 at Fuze.  “LIVE Electronica HAS taken over and...

Alston storms the Aussie charts

Sri Lankan born Australian singer Alston Koch has stormed into the Australian Music charts with his new album ‘Don’t Funk With Me’. Alston entered the...

Iraj teams up with Truth Hurts & Tony.T

    Sri Lanka’s leading music producer and hip hop star Iraj Weeraratne is teaming up with Truth Hurts and Tony.T (former frontman of R.I.O) for...

The Island music awards is back

  What an exciting scene it was when The Island Newspapers introduced Sri Lanka’s first ever music awards – The Island Music Awards – in...

Alternative Sunday round three

For those of you who enjoyed the heavy music at Alternative Sunday and Alternative Sunday part two, now get ready for Alternative Sunday round...

Ashanthi wins Best Pop Act award

Sri Lankan songstress Ashanthi de Alwis has won the Best Pop Act award at the Bite My Music Global awards, the organizers said on...

Tony.T quits R.I.O and goes solo

R.I.O frontman Tony.T, the man famous for the tracks ‘After the love’ ‘Shine on’ and ‘Like I live you’ has quit the band and...